Object #24 M29

Monday, July 28 2008 @ 02:31 MDT

Contributed by: evilscientist

M29 - Open cluster in Cygnus
Object # 24 Object Name:M29
Other Names:NGC 6913
RA:20:23:58.00 Dec:38:30:30.00
Constellation:Cygnus Season:Summer
Magnitude:6.6 Type:Open cluster
Description:
This open cluster shows up as a slight fuzzy patch in binoculars and resolves into the indivdual stars of a sparse cluster in a telescope. Not visible to the unaided eye in a city.
BINOCULAR TELESCOPE
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